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Tribal Art Fair London And The New US Embargo On Persian Rugs & Carpets

London is to host the only tribal art fair of its kind in the UK, Tribal Art London returns to the Mall Galleries on the 4th-8th September 2018. Around twenty international dealers will exhibit. There will also be a series … Continue reading

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Oriental Rugs Summer News letter

While London and the UK bask in sunshine, The Oriental Rug Centre in London is receiving wonderful new stock of Persian carpets, rugs and runners, as well as some beautiful new kilims. So if you can tear yourself away from … Continue reading

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Sunday Opening At David J.Wilkins Oriental Rugs London

David J.Wilkins Oriental Rugs London are pleased to announce, that we are now open for business on Sundays. This has been long in the planning, and we hope it will be an added opportunity for busy people to come to … Continue reading

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The 40th Anniversary Of The Carpet Museum Of Iran

For the first 40 years of its existence, circumstances prevented the Carpet Museum of Iran from revealing its treasures to the world. However this year, a major exhibition has brought this beautiful Museum back to life. On 11th February 1978, … Continue reading

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Spring/Summer 2018 European Oriental Rug & Carpet Auctions

We have a number of Oriental rug and carpet auctions to look forward to this Spring/Summer. Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, will hold four auctions from 29th May to 8th June 2018, and will feature a number of fine Asian rugs as … Continue reading

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A very good day at the London salerooms

A very good day was had at the London salerooms. Bonhams in New Bond held its Oriental classical-period carpet sale, on Thursday 26th April 2018. Many of the carpets were fresh to the international market, but with some well known … Continue reading

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Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

Christie’s forthcoming sale of Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, will be held in London on the 26th April 2018. featuring a selection of 70 Oriental rugs & carpets from the past five centuries, highlighting the various weaving centres … Continue reading

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Boston Sale of Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets

Skinners’s of Boston are holding there Fine Oriental Rug & Carpet sale on the 30th April 2018. It includes more than 40 pieces from the Rabinovic Collection of 18th and early 19th century Anatolian village rugs. Also in the sale … Continue reading

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London’s Design Sale & The Rug Show at High Point Market

London’s Bonhams is hosting the Design Sale on 25th April 2018. The sale includes an exceptional 16th century Ushak medallion rug, previously forming part of the Aita collection, with an estimate of £150,000-£200,000. Meanwhile in other parts of the world, … Continue reading

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International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC)

The ICOC have announced that the 14th International Conference on Oriental Carpets will be held in Washington DC from 7th-10th June 2018. The conference will be held in collaboration with the Textile Museum and the George Washington University Museum. Academic … Continue reading

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